The variety of books in Turkish public libraries elevated by 3.9% in 2019, in comparison with the earlier 12 months, to achieve 20.7 million, Turkey’s statistical authority introduced Friday.
The variety of e-books elevated by 6.8% in 2019, reaching 98.Three million, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) mentioned in a report.
The nation had over 32,411 libraries – nationwide, public, college and formal and nonformal training libraries – as of the top of 2019.
The variety of public libraries elevated by 1.7% in 2019 in comparison with the earlier 12 months and reached 1,182 in 2019.
Meanwhile, the variety of registered members of public libraries elevated by 39.3% in 2019 in comparison with 2018, totaling 3.9 million.
“The variety of beneficiaries of public libraries elevated by 11.4%, reaching 31.Four million,” the report mentioned. Reading materials in public libraries additionally elevated by 1.4% in 2019 in comparison with the earlier 12 months based on the report.
In Turkey, a complete of 198 universities have a library, 126 of that are state universities and 72 are basis universities.